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TS

or T.S.

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  1. tool shed.
  2. top secret.
  3. Also t.s. Slang: Vulgar. tough shit.
  4. Informal. transsexual.
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T, t

[tee]
noun, plural T's or Ts, t's or ts.
  1. the 20th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter T or t, as in tub, but, or butter.
  3. something having the shape of a T.
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter T or t.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter T or t.
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Idioms
  1. to a T, exactly; perfectly: That job would suit you to a T.Also to a tee.
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T

[tee]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
  1. T-shirt.
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British Dictionary definitions for ts

t

T

noun plural t's, T's or Ts
  1. the 20th letter and 16th consonant of the modern English alphabet
  2. a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless alveolar stop, as in tame
    1. something shaped like a T
    2. (in combination)a T-junction
  3. to a T in every detail; perfectlythe work suited her to a T
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t

symbol for
  1. tonne(s)
  2. troy (weight)
  3. statistics distribution
  4. statistics See Student's t
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T

symbol for
  1. absolute temperature
  2. tera-
  3. chem tritium
  4. biochem thymine
  5. tesla
  6. surface tension
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abbreviation for
  1. Thailand (international car registration)
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for ts

T

to cross one's T's (and dot one's i's) "to be exact" is attested from 1849. Phrase to a T "exactly" is recorded from 1690s, though the exact signification is uncertain, despite much speculation. The measuring tool called a T-square is recorded by that name from 1785.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ts in Medicine

t

abbr.
  1. temperature
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ts in Science

T

  1. Abbreviation of temperature, tesla, thymine
  2. The symbol for the isotope tritium.
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Idioms and Phrases with ts

T

see dot the i's and cross the t's; to a T.

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